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Muskrats game on Thursday night will help raise funds for GOT LUNCH! Laconia

LACONIA — Spectators at this Thursday's Laconia Muskrats game will be supporting the GOT LUNCH! Laconia program.

The proceeds from ticket sales for Thursday's 6:30 p.m. game at Robbie Mills Field will go to help defray the costs of GOT LUNCH! which provides healthy food to more than 580 Laconia school-age children who might otherwise go hungry during the summer school vacation.

The Muskrats support many local charities each year and Thursday is the night that proceeds from ticket sales will go to GOT LUNCH! Laconia. Join the fun and support GOT LUNCH!



Last Updated on Monday, 06 July 2015 08:39

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Local tennis organization offering free lessons

FRANKLIN & LACONIA — The Lakes Region Tennis Association is offering free tennis lessons to children and adults who are residents of Franklin and Laconia.

The program started Monday, July 6, for Franklin, and will start today, Tuesday, July 7, for Laconia.

The free programs are made possible by generous grants from sponsors who have earmarked the gifts for each community.

The Franklin and Laconia programs will be taught by local tennis pro, Kamal Gosine. Rackets and balls are provided by The Lakes Region Tennis Association. All ages and abilities are welcome.

The Franklin program will meet twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays through Aug. 12 at Odell Park starting at 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Those who want more information or who want to sign up can call the Franklin Parks & Recreation Department at 934-2118.

The Laconia program also meets twice a week, Tuesdays and Thursdays, through Aug. 13. The session will take place at Memorial Park starting at 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. for children 5 to 10 years old. A second session, from 6 to 7 p.m. is for 11- to 14-year-olds. A third session for teens and adults starts at 7 p.m.

Call the Laconia Parks & Recreation Department at 524-5046 to register for the Laconia sessions.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 July 2015 08:32

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Fusion networking event Wednesday at the Holy Grail of the Lakes

LACONIA — Fusion is inviting the public to its next networking event at the Holy Grail of the Lakes in Laconia on Wednesday, July 8 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. This isn't your average networking event. Plan on meeting a cool group of people and creating connections that last. There will be snacks provided by the Holy Grail of the Lakes, Fusion giveaways, and a cash bar.

The event is free and open to the public. Fusion does ask that attendees RSVP by reserving a free ticket through Eventbrite. Links to register can be found at Eventbrite.com or through Fusion's Facebook page.

Fusion NH is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to develop future leaders, encourage civic involvement and contribute positively in the communities we serve. Fusion is located in Laconia (PO Box 6503, Laconia, NH 03247). For more information about what Fusion can do to support your business or organization, and how to get involved, please contact us via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit FusionNH.org.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 July 2015 08:26

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Center Harbor church flea market, fair set for Sat.

CENTER HARBOR — The Center Harbor Congregational Church will hold its annual flea market and craft fair on Saturday, July, 11, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the grounds surrounding the church.

Admission is free and the proceeds go support various church programs.

Vendors will offer offer a wide variety of hand-crafted gifts, such as wood crafts, soaps, children's accessories and dress up, jewelry, antiques, and baked. In addition, visitors can enjoy food concessions and strawberry shortcake at the café seating provided under the trees. There will also be Trifles and Treasures tables in the church hall, which is handicap accessible.

More information can be obtained by calling the church office at 253-7698, or e-mailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 July 2015 08:15

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